Category Archives: NC Board Of Education

#NCED Updates: New Board Members, Calendar Flexibility & Free Speech

Some quick hits in North Carolina education news this time around include appointments to the State Board of Education, Calendar flexibility for counties hit by Hurricane Florence and a big charter school grant. Continue reading

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Cobey, NC Board of Education Seem To Be In Denial Over HB 17 Ruling

The NC Supreme Court concurred with a lower courts ruling and upheld House Billl 17, but the chairman of the NC Board of Education’s press release indicates he thinks the state’s highest court is wrong. Continue reading

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NC Board of Ed Member: Debating to stand for Pledge of Allegiance is a ‘Waste of Time’

North Carolina State Board of Education Member, Reginald Kenan, seems to think that having the debate of whether North Carolina school kids should stand or not for the Pledge of Allegiance is a ‘waste of time’. Kenan, in his remarks, appears to compare it to the national embarrassment of NFL players not standing for the National Anthem.   Continue reading

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NC Supt., NCGA Win Power Struggle Case Involving State Board of Education

The NC General Assembly and the NC Superintendent of Schools have chalked up a win in their bid to assign more power to the Superintendent for the running of the state’s schools, however, both sides seem to be declaring victory. Continue reading

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#NCED Updates: School Safety Meetings and Another ‘Ed Commission’ with Gates Ties

Three North Carolina Education updates this time around: Legislative committee on school safety has created two work groups, State Board of Education shifts positions around, yet another ‘education commission’ with Gates ties is making the rounds, and the Innovative School District assigns an operator to Ashpole Elementary. Continue reading

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